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mansard

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noun man·sard \ˈman-ˌsärd, -sərd\

Definition of mansard

  1. :  a roof having two slopes on all sides with the lower slope steeper than the upper one — see roof illustration

mansarded play \-ˌsär-dəd, -sər-\ adjective


Origin of mansard

French mansarde, from François Mansart †1666 French architect


First Known Use: circa 1734


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